Nissan’s Sunderland plant has resumed vehicle production after almost three months, with a new Nissan Juke the first car off the line. Hundreds of hours of preparation have been carried out to ensure the safe return of employees. The company says that every operation across the plant has been rigorously risk assessed to make sure it’s safe, with more than 5,000 processes reviewed to ensure safety at all times.
Nissan has announced a far-reaching plan to close production facilities in Spain and Indonesia, reduce the number of models in its range and boost profitability all at the same time. As the Japanese company revealed its financial results, the worst in twenty years and the first loss since 2009, project Next was unveiled to transform the company.
Nissan says it has futureproofed last-mile delivery operations with the all-new, enlarged and all-electric Nissan e-NV200 XL Voltia van, a conversion of the electric Nissan e-NV200 van.
Nissan has unveiled a new £52m XL press line in its UK manufacturing plant, as preparations ramp up for the next generation Qashqai. The press, which weighs more than 2,000 tonnes and has taken 18 months to install, is part of a £400m investment by Nissan in readiness for the new Qashqai, which will be the third-generation of the pioneering crossover.
Gloucestershire Constabulary has taken delivery of 75 electric vehicles from Nissan, making 21 per cent of its fleet zero-emissions and reducing its CO₂ output by more than 190 tonnes a year. The vehicles include a total of 66 Nissan LEAFs, of…
Nissan has confirmed the all-electric Leaf range will benefit from a new N-TEC limited edition, joining the cross car line N-TEC versions of Micra, Qashqai and X-Trail, which were launched in January. Priced at £32,795 (including the £3,500 Government Grant) the Leaf e+ N-TEC creates a new, more accessible, price point for the higher 62kWh capacity battery drivetrain. Launched in summer 2019, the e+ version of Leaf delivers 214 bhp of power, 251 ft lb of torque and up to 239 miles of range (WLTP combined) on a single charge.
Nissan has launched the latest Nissan Navara N-Guard, with the range-topping, double cab pickup now featuring a refreshed look. Enhancing the Navara N-Guard’s premium feel, according to Nissan, the model now comes with four exterior paint colour options – including an electric blue joining the popular black, white and grey.
Like most British electric car drivers, I’m mainly a charge at home sort of person and usually stick to my car’s known safe radius of action. In fact, something like eighty to ninety per cent of all electric car charging…
Nissan and Uber have signed a deal to support the introduction of 2,000 all-electric Nissan Leafs for drivers who use the Uber app. The fleet of 40kWh Nissan Leafs, which can travel up to 168 miles on a single charge and are manufactured in Sunderland, will be offered to drivers as part of Uber’s Clean Air Plan.
Nissan’s expertise in electric vehicles and motorsport experience have come together in the Nissan LEAF NISMO RC – a showcase of “the power, innovation and excitement of Nissan electric vehicle technology”. The all-wheel-drive LEAF NISMO RC boasts more than double the maximum power and torque output of its predecessor, which was based on the first-generation LEAF and revealed in 2011.